Category: Childhood Development

Developing Muscular

If Your Child is at Risk of Developing Muscular Dystrophy, Therapeutic Exercise Could Help

April 20th, 2021

Our Therapeutic Exercise Treatments May Be Beneficial for Your Child When faced with a chronic diagnosis, it is common to want to take a seat and wallow in the things that have gone wrong, but this is the wrong approach to take. Taking early steps to help your child succeed with pediatric physical therapy can

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Special Needs and Coping

Special Needs and Coping: Tips for Helping Your Child Understand Emotions

April 10th, 2021

Coping Skills Can be Difficult – Physical Therapy Can Help Physical therapy can be an integral part of developing these coping skills, and your work with the physical therapist can be just as beneficial for you as it is for your child with special needs. Parents of special needs children have to learn many different

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Is Your Child Learning Handwriting

Is Your Child Learning Handwriting? If so, Here are 3 Tips!

March 20th, 2021

Has it Been Difficult for Your Child to Master Handwriting? We Can Help! It’s every parent’s dream to set their child up for long-term success. Developing good handwriting takes a lot of time, and while it starts at home, it definitely is a process that will continue on through the primary school years and even

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Is Your Child W Sitting

Is Your Child “W” Sitting? If so, PT Can Help Correct It

March 10th, 2021

Consult with a Physical Therapist to Help Correct Your Child’s “W” Sitting! One of the most common problems for children who see the physical therapist is “W” sitting. As the parent, one of your main focuses is helping your child overcome physical obstacles that may be holding them back from being their best. A physical

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Pediatric Physical Therapy

Did You Know Pediatric Physical Therapy Could Help Enhance Skills in Children with Autism?

February 10th, 2021

Help Your Child be the Best They can be With Physical Therapy! Children on the autism spectrum face a range of challenges in school and daily life. Working with a pediatric physical therapist can help your child with autism to develop many skills required for daily life. Sometimes referred to as “occupational therapy,” this type

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Get Moving! The Importance of Encouraging Your Child to Play Outside

January 20th, 2021

Did You Know Playing Outside Can Have Multiple Benefits for Your Child? As stated by Dr. Claire McCarthy from Harvard Health, “Here’s something really simple you can do to improve your child’s chance of future health and success: make sure he spends plenty of time playing outside. There are many ways in which this generation’s

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Help Your Child Communicate Better with a Speech Therapist Today

January 10th, 2021

Is Your Child Struggling with Verbal Skills? If so, We Can Help Working with a speech therapist is very similar to working with a physical therapist, at least as far as the routine goes. The person receiving the therapy will have regular appointments with their speech therapist to monitor and track their progress and will

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Discovering the Best Treatment Methods for Your Child’s Gross Motor Concerns

December 20th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Could Help Improve Your Child’s Gross Motor Skills? Growing up is hard work. Children are born into the world with barely any skills to their name. With their first breath they develop the ability to cry out for help, and quickly develop the skills necessary to drink milk and seek

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Understand The Importance of Proper Nutrition for a Child with ADHD

December 10th, 2020

Did You Know that Something As Simple as Nutrition Could Change Your Child’s Life? It is estimated that Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects three to five percent of all preschool and school-aged children, yet the role nutrition plays in managing a child’s ADHD symptoms is not as cut and dry as you might think. Even

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Tips and Tricks for Preventing Pediatric Injuries

November 20th, 2020

Is Your Child Involved in a Lot of Sports or Play? Help Avoid Pediatric Injuries with Physical Therapy! As proud as you are of your child’s bravery on the playground or playing field, a part of you still frets over the potential for injury. It’s only natural to be concerned about sprains, strains, accident injuries,

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